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John Edward McCUSKER

Regimental number3359
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressRockvale, Warialda, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J McCusker, Warialda, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death27
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 53), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Magdalene McCUSKER, Rockvale, Warialda, New South Wales. Native of Glen Innes, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1673 Lance Corporal Charles Cornelius McCUSKER, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919; 3741 Lance Corporal Thomas Matthew McCUSKER, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 9 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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